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NPEF, Peabody to host virtual conversation on dismantling inequities among Nashville youth June 30

Jun. 26, 2020—The Nashville Public Education Foundation and Vanderbilt Peabody College will host a free webinar, “A City Where All Youth Thrive: A Conversation about Dismantling the Inequities of the Nashville Youth Experience,” on Tuesday, June 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. CT.

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Vanderbilt Undergraduate Microbiome Society donates $1K to Second Harvest Food Bank

Jun. 24, 2020—The Vanderbilt Undergraduate Microbiome Society recently made a donation of $1,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as part of VUMS’ efforts to raise awareness about the microbiome and to better the local community.

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World Microbiome Day virtual seminar set for June 26

Jun. 22, 2020—Join the Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative for a special World Microbiome Day seminar and Q&A session on Friday, June 26, featuring Professor Nandita Garud from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Thomas Folland–trapping and concentrating light

Jun. 22, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 TD Ready Challenge–Innovative COVID-19 Solutions

Jun. 22, 2020—The Toronto-Dominion Bank Ready Challenge will fund grants of up to $1 million (CAD) to provide innovative solutions that address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically for communities that are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19.

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ACCRE launches experimental technologies program ‘ACCREx’

Jun. 18, 2020—To continue expanding the tools available to its user base, Vanderbilt's Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education is launching new types of resources through a program called “ACCREx.”

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award

Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC collaboratively) anticipates the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grants

Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit two applications from each school for the Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grant Program. The program provides support for efforts that will better prepare students for success in business.

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Women’s Center hosts salary negotiation workshop June 25

Jun. 17, 2020—Join the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center for an AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop on Thursday, June 25, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. CT.

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Career enhancement funding opportunity: VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer

Jun. 11, 2020—The VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer announces a Career Enhancement Program funding opportunity that aims to attract, develop and mentor promising basic, translational and population-based research scientists, including physician scientists, into breast cancer research.

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Developmental research funding opportunity: VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer

Jun. 11, 2020—The VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer announces a Developmental Research Program pilot funding opportunity focused on catalyzing innovative and transformative breast cancer-related projects that promote discoveries in basic and translational research focused on metastatic disease.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships

Jun. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate up to three tenure-track faculty per department for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships. The goal of the fellowships is to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.

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